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Amazon set to launch 3,236 satellites to beam affordable Internet


Project Kuiper will deliver high-speed, low-latency broadband service to places beyond the reach of traditional fiber or wireless networks.

Project Kuiper will serve individual households, as well as schools, hospitals, businesses in places without reliable broadband.

In a direct competition to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, Amazon has won approval from the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deploy and operate its constellation of 3,236 satellites to beam affordable Internet services.

The authorization allows Amazon's 'Project Kuiper' to deliver satellite-based broadband services in the US, helping expand internet access to households and communities across the country, the company said ...


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